Sweet baby

Hello there, everyone! I hope you had a great Christmas time and a good start into 2019!! Today I´m up here with a different type of card after posting sooo many Christmas cards :). A baby shower card is on the „menu“ today :)…

I created this card with stickers and die cut ribbon! I saw a similar card on the web (too bad I don´t know who it was by!) and got my inspiration from it. I used Doodlebug Design stickers for the centerpiece and added  a few Nuvo sequins to go with them. The cloud is decorated with Stickels to add some more shine to it.

And the die cut paper ribbon on the very left – that is one of the very first products I bought, like back in 2008. I think it was by American Crafts. And it works just perfect for this card here (I´ve added links to other baby stickers for you on to the supply list, since these are from my older stash)!!

The recipient of this card was pleased, so I supposed it means „mission accoplished“ for me :).

Wishing you all a lovely day,
xxx, Sanna

Supplies:

Invitation

Today I´d like to share with you a graduation party invitation card. The graduate had wishes about the colors and the style. It should reflect her personality and have lots of pink, silver and glitter on it. So I first created a few samples and this was the one they went for in the end.

I first created the background with a „faux watercolor“ technique on relatively thick watercolor paper. Here is a process photo. I love, love, love to create this kind of backgrounds! They are so much fun to do!

Next I added some silver texture paste (Imagine Crafts) thru a Tim Holtz stencil.

Next I added droplets of my all time favorite black Glimmer Glaze (by Tattered Angels) here and there. After that I just needed to use my Silhouette to cut the sentiments from black cardstock and add some glitter cardstock flowers here and there (punched with a Martha Stewart hydrangea craft punch). Finally I just outlined the watercolor paper pieces with black ink for additional contrast and then glued them on white card bases.

Here is a close-up of the finished card:

and one more shot of the full card:

I think it was a little bit over 80 cards in the end, when I finished creating. I kept only one for myself as a sample and sent all the others on their way to their new owner. Both the mother and her daughter had been very thrilled about the cards which is the best kind of thank you I can imagine getting! I must say I enjoyed this commission work very much and it made me feel very special that someone wanted to have handmade invitation cards for her graduation party created by me!

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna